Stories In Family Medicine

Stories in family medicine    Welcome! These are our stories about the meaning of being a family physician, and the contributions of family medicine and family physicians to the history of medicine, health care and life in Canada. Supported by AMS and the CFPC Research and Education Foundation.

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Medicine in India. Sarita's story.

Goghari, Mala M.; 2007. After my first year of medical school, I did an elective in India. It was...

2004

When things go wrong

Campbell, John; 2005. As family medicine residents practising both within our discipline and on off-service rotations, we all have the opportunity to experience the...

2005

Reflections on dying

Parsons, Trent; 2006. I expect I was no different from any other recent graduate. Residency taught me the importance of prevention and the value of...

2006

Stories in family practice. Part 1: Living the principles of family medicine.

Gutkin, Cal; 2006. Few who attended will ever forget the keynote session at Family Medicine Forum 2005 where Rob Wedel and several of his family physician colleagues shared stories of their experiences in...

2006

The person inside

Organek, Andrew J; 2007. As medical students, we are suddenly dropped into hospitals with heavy expectations and constant...

2007

Reflections on “before”

Duke, Pauline S; 2007; I am the keeper of the old family photos. I have always loved to watch my older relatives smile as...

2007

The simple life

Ip, Janet; 2007. I did not expect to come across a place so similar to my home town of Winnipeg, Man, in the Land of...

2007

More than a job. Facing difficult realities in northern Canada.

Minorgan, Stephanie; 2007. I still clearly remember one of my first visits as a family physician to a small Native* community in northern...

2007

The music lesson

Patey, Paul; 2007. I complete the death certificate and sign it. Then to the medical student, Lori, I say, "Let's...

2007

    Home visiting

    Pavilanis, Alain; 2007. One particular patient really stands out in my memory, Mrs Smith. She was one of the first...

    2007
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